Current Affairs Quiz 21st June 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 21st June 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Center for Brain Research (CBR) set up at a cost of Rs 280 in which institute?

पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी ने किस संस्थान में 280 रुपये की लागत से स्थापित सेंटर फॉर ब्रेन रिसर्च (सीबीआर) का उद्घाटन किया?

(a) Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Bengaluru / भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान परिसर (आईआईएससी) बेंगलुरु

(b) Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Pune / भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान परिसर (आईआईएससी) पुणे

(c) Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Mohali / भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान परिसर (आईआईएससी) मोहाली

(d) Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Kolkata / भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान परिसर (आईआईएससी) कोलकाता

(e) Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Bhopal / भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान परिसर (आईआईएससी) भोपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated the Centre for Brain Research at IISc Bengaluru, Karnataka

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Center for Brain Research (CBR) set up at a cost of Rs 280 crore at the Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Bengaluru, Karnataka.

He also laid the foundation stone for Bagchi Parthsarathy Multispeciaity Hoispital at IISc Bengaluru.

The Centre for Brain Research is developed as one of its kind research facility and focuses on conducting vital research to provide evidence based public health interventions to manage age related brain disorders.

Q.2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the redeveloped Shree Kalika Mata temple atop the Pavagadh hill in which district of Gujarat?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने गुजरात के किस जिले में पावागढ़ पहाड़ी के ऊपर पुनर्विकसित श्री कालिका माता मंदिर का उद्घाटन किया?

(a) Ahmdebad / अहमदाबाद

(b) Varodra / वरोदरा

(c) Gandhinagar / गांधीनगर

(d) Panchmahal / पंचमहल

(e) Surat / सूरत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated redeveloped Shree Kalika Mata temple at Panchmahal, Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the redeveloped Shree Kalika Mata temple atop the Pavagadh hill in the Panchmahal district of Gujarat.

Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister said that this temple also symbolizes ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas’.

About Gujarat

  • Capital– Gandhinagar
  • Chief  Minister– Bhupendra Patel
  • Governor – Acharya Devvrat
  • Gujarat Day–  1 May

Q.3. Which country hosted the 14th BRICS Summit?

14वें ब्रिक्स शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी किस देश ने की?

(a) Brazil / ब्राजील

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) China / चीन

(d) India / भारत

(e) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. China’s President will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing

China’s President Xi Jinping will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing on June 23.

Theme: Foster High Quality BRICS Partnership, Usher in a New Era for Global Development.

12th BRICS meeting National Security Advisors (NSA) held virtually.

  • 12th BRICS summit 2020 : Russia
  • 13th BRICS summit 2021 : India
  • 14th BRICS summit 2022 : China

About BRICS

  • Founded– 2006
  • BRICS– Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa
  • Members-5 (Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa).
  • First summit– 16 June 2009 in Russia (Yekaterinburg)
  • Global exposure-Comprises 43% of the world population, 17% share in the world trade.
  • This organisation has a very prominent role in the world economy because it represents around 43% of the world’s population and 30% of the world’s GDP.

Q.4. 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of World Trade Organization concluded which country?

विश्व व्यापार संगठन का 12वां मंत्रिस्तरीय सम्मेलन (MC12) किस देश में संपन्न हुआ?

(a) France /फ्रांस

(b) UK / यूके

(c) Switzerland / स्विजरलैंड

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) Singapore / सिंगापुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. 12th Ministerial Conference of WTO held in Geneva

The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of World Trade Organization concluded at Geneva, Switzerland.

The Conference was co-hosted by Kazakhstan.

The ministers from across the world attended the meeting to review the functioning of the multilateral trading system, make general statements and to take action on the future work of the WTO.

About World Trade Organization (WTO)

  • Founded– 1 January 1995
  • HQ – Geneva Switzerland
  • 1st Director General– Peter Sutherland
  • Director General– Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Nigeria)
  • Member Countries– 164

Q.5. Khuvsul Lake National Park has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO. Khuvsul Lake National Park is located in which country?

खुवसुल झील राष्ट्रीय उद्यान को यूनेस्को के बायोस्फीयर रिजर्व के विश्व नेटवर्क में जोड़ा गया है। खुवसुल झील राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस देश में स्थित है?

(a) Mongolia / मंगोलिया

(b) Bhutan / भूटान

(c) Kazakhstan / कजाकिस्तान

(d) France / फ्रांस

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Mongolia’s Khuvsgul lake added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves

Khuvsul Lake National Park of Mongolia has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO.

The decision was made during the 34th session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme taking place in Paris, France.

Khuvsgul Lake is located in the northern Mongolian province of Khuvsgual near the Russian border.

Q.6. As per Kantar Brandz 2022 Most Valuable Global Brands report, which company was the most valuable brand of India?

Kantar Brandz 2022 मोस्ट वैल्यूएबल ग्लोबल ब्रांड्स रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, कौन सी कंपनी भारत की सबसे मूल्यवान ब्रांड थी?

(a) Reliance / रिलायंस

(b) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(c) Infosys / इंफोसिस

(d) Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विस (टीसीएस)

(e) HCL / एचसीएल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Four Indian Company join Google, Apple, and Amazon as world’s top 100 brands

According to Kantar Brandz 2022 Most Valuable Global Report, four Indian company Tata Consultancy Service (TCS), Infosys, Life Insurance Company (LIC) , and HDFC Bank were featured among the top 100 global biggest brands.

Apple retains its first position to become the first trillion dollar brand value of 947. 1 billion US dollar followed by Google, Amazon, and Microsoft.

TCS has the most valuable brand coming out of India with 46th position.

TCS has the second biggest brand in Asia Pacific region.

Samsung has the second position with 54 billion US dollar brand value and HDFC Bank and Infosys stood at third and fourth position on the list respectively.

Rank Company Value  (in USD)
1 Apple 947 Billion
2 Google 819 Billion
3 Amazon 705 Billion
4 Microsoft 611 Billion
5 Tencent 214 Billion
6 McDonalds 196 Billion
7 Visa 191 Billion
8 Facebook 186 Billion
9 Alibaba 169 Billion
10 Louis Vuitton 124 Billion
46 TCS 50 Billion
61 HDFC Bank 35 Billion
64 Infosys 33 Billion
92 LIC 23 Billion

 

Q.7. RBI suspended the license of which state based Millath Co-operative Bank?

RBI ने किस राज्य स्थित मिलथ सहकारी बैंक का लाइसेंस निलंबित कर दिया?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. RBI suspended license of Karnataka based Millath Co-operative Bank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that Millath Co-operative Bank Ltd., Davangere, Karnataka, had its license suspended leading to a shortage of capital.

The bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects. As such, it does not comply with the provisions of Section 11(1) and Section 22 (3) (d) read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, says RBI.

About Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

  • Founded – 1 April 1935
  • RBI Nationalized– 1 January 1949
  • HQ– Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • RBI set up– Hilton Young Commission
  • 1st Governor– Sir Osborne Smith (Australia) 1st Indian Governor – CD Deshmukh
  • 25th Governor– Shaktikanta Das

 

Q.8. Gustavo Petro has won presidential election of Colombia and becomes the first ever leftist president in the history of Colombia. What is the currency of Colombia?

गुस्तावो पेट्रो ने कोलंबिया का राष्ट्रपति चुनाव जीता है और कोलंबिया के इतिहास में पहले वामपंथी राष्ट्रपति बने हैं। कोलंबिया की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dollar / डॉलर

(b) Peso / पेसो

(c) Euro / यूरो

(d) Pound / पाउंड

(e) Franc / फ़्रैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 8.(b)

Exp. Gustavo Petro elected as the first-lefist President of Colombia

Leftist party, Gustavo Petro has won presidential election of Colombia and becomes the first ever leftist president in the history of Colombia.

He defeated construction magnate, Ronaldo Hernandez with a margin of more than 7 lakh votes.

Petro is a former mayor of capital Bogotoa and current senator.

About Colombia

  • Capital – Bogotoas
  • Currency – Peso

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the chief justice of Delhi High Court?

दिल्ली उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Satish Chandra Sharma / सतीश चंद्र शर्मा

(b) Vipin Sanghi / विपिन सांघी

(c) Amjad A Sayed / अमजद ए सैयद

(d) S S Shinde / एस एस शिंदे

(e) Rashmin M Chhaya / रश्मिन एम छाया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. The Centre notified the appointment of new chief justices in six high courts.

The Ministry of Law and Justice notified the appointment to six high courts namely Delhi, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Guwahati.

Chief justice of Delhi High Court – Satish Chandra Sharma

Chief justice of Uttrakhand High Court – Vipin Sanghi

Chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court – Amjad A Sayed

Chief justice of Rajasthan High Court – S S Shinde

Chief justice of Guwahati High Court – Rashmin M Chhaya

Chief justice of Telangana High Court – Ujjal Bhuyan

Q.10. US-Canadian, Ruth Ozeki has won the Women’s Prize 2022 for this year for which novel?

यूएसकनाडाई रूथ ओजेकी ने किस उपन्यास के लिए इस वर्ष का महिला पुरस्कार 2022 जीता है?

(a) Meursault, contre- enquête

(b) A Place Called Home

(c) When Love Came Calling

(d) Atharva – The Origin

(e) The Book of From and Emptiness

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. US – Canadian author Ruth Ozeki won Women’s Prize for fiction

US-Canadian, film-maker, author and Zen Buddhist priest, Ruth Ozeki has won the Women’s Prize for fiction this year for novel “The Book of From and Emptiness”.

This novel “The Book of From and Emptiness” tells the story of a 13 year old boy who after the tragic death of his father, starts to hear voice of objects speaking to him.

She was announced as the winner of the 30,000 euro prize at ceremony of London,UK.

 

Q.11. Who has won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Canadian Grand Prix?

फॉर्मूला वन (F1) 2022 कनाडाई ग्रां प्री किसने जीता है?

 

(a) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लर

(c) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेट्टेल

(d) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(e) Sergio Perez / सर्जियो पेरेज़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won Canadian Grand Prix 2022

World champion Max Verstappen increased his lead in this year’s Formula One title race.

It was Verstappen’s first Canadian victory in his 150th career start, his sixth this year and the 26th of his career.

Recent Grand Prix Winner

Spanish Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Miami Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Saudi Arabia Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Azerbaijan Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Emilia Romagna GP Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Monaco Grand Prix Sergio Perez Mexico Red Bull
Australian Grand Prix Charles Leclerc Monaco Ferrari
Bahrain Grand Prix Charles Leclerc Monaco Ferrari

 

Q.12. Cyclist Ronaldo Singh won bronze in elite time trial event Asian Cycling Championship. Asian Cycling Championships held in which city?

साइकिलिस्ट रोनाल्डो सिंह ने एलीट टाइम ट्रायल इवेंट एशियन साइक्लिंग चैंपियनशिप में कांस्य पदक जीता। एशियाई साइक्लिंग चैंपियनशिप किस शहर में आयोजित की गई?

(a) Delhi / दिल्ली

(b) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(c) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(d) Bhavnagar / भावनगर

(e) Surat / सूरत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Cyclist Ronaldo Singh won bronze in elite time trial event Asian Cycling Championship in Delhi.

Ronaldo Singh created history as he bagged the country’s first-ever international medal in the 1 Km time trial event the Asian Track Cycling Championship in New Delhi.

World junior champion Ronaldo Singh clocked 1 minute 1.798 seconds to bag bronze medal in 1-km time trial of Asian Cycling Championship. It is India’s first-ever 1-km time trial international medal.

  1. 13. Name the author of the book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan –Ankani Kahani’.

भारतीय संविधानअंकाणी कहानीपुस्तक के लेखक का नाम बताइए।

(a) Prakash Singh / प्रकाश सिंह

(b) Ram Bahadur Rai / राम बहादुर राय

(c) Ramachandra Guha / रामचंद्र गुहा

(d) Preeti Shenoy / प्रीति शेनॉय

(e) Geetanjali Shree / प्रीति शेनॉय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. PM Modi released Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi released Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’.

The book, along with the history of independence and the untold chapters of our constitution will give a new thinking to the youth of the country.

Ram Bahadur Rai is a senior Hindi journalist. He is Former news editor of Hindi daily Jansatta

Q.14. Who among the following has written the Biography of Gautam Adani, titled “Gautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India”?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने गौतम अडानी की जीवनी लिखी है, जिसका शीर्षक “गौतम अडानी- द मैन हू चेंज्ड इंडिया” है?

(a) Rahul Rawail / राहुल रवैल

(b) SS Oberoi / एसएस ओबेरॉय

(c) Shantanu Gupta / शांतनु गुप्ता

(d) R N Bhaskar / आर एन भास्कर

(e) Jayanta Ghosal / जयंत घोषाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 14.(d)

Exp. Biography of Gautam Adani “Gautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India” written by R N Bhaskar

The biography of billionaire, industrialist Gautam Adani will be released in October, announced by Penguin Random House.

The book written by Journalist-author R N Bhaskar, “Gautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India”, claims to bring first time, the unknown aspects of one of the richest men in the world.

Q.15. International Yoga Day is being observed across the world on 21 June. What is the theme of International Yoga Day 2022?

21 जून को दुनिया भर में अंतरराष्ट्रीय योग दिवस मनाया जा रहा है। अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस 2022 का विषय क्या है?

(a) Yoga For Health

(b) Yoga For Everyday

(c) Yoga For Life

(d) Yoga For Wellness

(e) Yoga For Humanity

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 15.(e)

Exp. International Yoga Day was first recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.

The 8th edition of International Yoga Day is being observed on 21 June.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in his Yoga message for 2022, said that this year’s theme reminds everyone “how yoga is truly universal.” On how yoga has helped people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aim – To raise awareness worldwide of many benefits of practicing yoga.

Theme 2022 – Yoga for Humanity

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